Charles Arthur “Charlie” Salvador (formerly Charles Ali Ahmed; born Michael Gordon Peterson on 6 December 1952), better known as Charles Bronson, is an English criminal who is often referred to in the British press as the “most violent prisoner in Britain” and “Britain’s most notorious prisoner”. He has spent periods detained in the Rampton, Broadmoor […]
Bang Kwang Central Prison (Thai: บางขวาง; RTGS: Bang Khwang) is a men’s prison in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand, on the Chao Phraya River about 11 km north of Bangkok. It is a part of the Department of Corrections. It is the location of the men’s death row and the execution chamber of Thailand. As of 2009, […]
19-year-old Stuart Wikinson has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – he’s trapped inside his body, barely able to move and facing death, but is determined to make it to university. This intimate film charts Stuart’s remarkable journey as he leaves behind the security of his old life to realise his dreams.
This programme depicts how the jail’s 750 adult inmates and young offenders cope with the harsh realities of life inside the closed world of prison. Most of the 2,500 new prisoners who pass through its gates every year are husbands and fathers. Statistics reveal that a fifth of marriages will break up with the strain […]
Sandra Renee Cantu was an 8-year-old American girl who attracted national attention after she went missing on March 27, 2009. Her body was discovered ten days later inside a suitcase in a nearby irrigation pond. On April 10, 2009, police arrested Cantu’s neighbor, 28-year-old Melissa Huckaby, and charged her with the kidnapping, rape, and murder […]
A former Ohio doctor was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for poisoning his wife with cyanide five years ago. A Cleveland jury convicted Yazeed Essa last week of aggravated murder for poisoning Rosemarie Essa, his wife and the mother of his two children, with a cyanide-laced calcium pill. Essa, 41, will be eligible for […]
The woman accused of killing the wife of a Greeley police officer sent threatening text messages just weeks before the shooting, alluding to the affair she had with the officer, according to court documents released Tuesday. Shawna Nelson allegedly sent a text message to Officer Ignacio Garraus on Dec. 18, which said: “My loyalty is […]
Christ Helm was born on November 11, 1949, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and died on February 12, 1977, in West Hollywood, California. She was considered a B-list actress and was best known for her guest appearance on an episode of Wonder Woman and Starsky and Hutch, respectively. The list of Christa Helm movies is also short […]